PERU, INDIANA, WHERE THE CIRCUS LIVES . . .
The International Circus Hall of Fame in Peru announced its Silver Anniversary 2009 schedule of events today.
The Museum located 3 miles SE of Peru on Indiana 124, will be open to the public May 1 through October 31, Monday thru Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm daily and Sunday 12 to 4 pm.
With the exception of our performance season, admission during this period is $5.00 for adults $2.50 for children.
This years Silver Anniversary Edition of our Summer Spectacular will be July 11 to July 24. Please make note that it is one week shorter than usual. Daily Activities will include a calliope concert, tours of the Circus Hall of Fame and Museum, with more special surprises being added daily. Big Top performances will start promptly at 2 pm each day. This years show feature the Alvarez Family with Lyra, Volting and Hula Hoops. Doug Terranova, Animal Behaviorist returns to the Circus Hall of Fame with his performing elephants and tigers. Immediately following the circus performance there will be elephant and camel rides. A new horse act will also be featured this season. Pat Kelly, America’s favorite HOBO clown returns as does Announcer John Fugate, who will debut a new magic act.
The 50th Anniversary Circus City Festival Circus, July 11 to July 18
The Circus City Festival Street Parade stepping off at 10 am on July 18.
The Circus Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony July 18th, held this year at the Siding Restaurant beginning at 6:30 pm. Seating for this event is going fast and reservations are required. Call the Circus Hall of Fame at (800) 771-0241 to reserve yours.
The Circus Model Builders National Convention is July 19 to July 23.